Snap Map warning for Parents
One of the most common Apps at the moment is Snapchat. You may have heard reports about a new feature called “Snap Map”. This is causing a fair amount of fuss in the news.
It is the ability to be able to view a map showing the exact location of where they are and also their 'friends'.
This is concerning as it could make their whereabouts known to strangers as not every user is careful about who they add to their friends list.
An immediate suggestion for everybody, is to set their settings to be “Ghost Mode”. That way nobody is able to see their location. You do this by:
There are a couple of links which describe the Snapchat App and how to control settings.Snap Chat Site Link
ThinkUNow Internet Safety Guide
NSPCC Net-Aware Site